A College Miracle? How Some Bright Students are Graduating Virtually Debt-Free, Thanks to a Program Unique to Florida

Posted 02/03/2016

The following is an excerpt from The James Madison Institute’s publication, The Journal. Download the full article here. To read the rest of the Winter 2016 edition of The James Madison Institute’s Journal, visit here. Can today’s college students realistically expect to graduate debt-free? For far too many, sadly, the answer is “no.” Most face a double whammy …

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O Canada? Canada’s Innovative Approach to Regulations on Small Businesses

Posted 02/03/2016

The following is an excerpt from The James Madison Institute’s publication, The Journal. Download the full article here. To read the rest of the Winter 2016 edition of The James Madison Institute’s Journal, visit here. The success of small businesses reflects the persistence of the entrepreneurial spirit in the United States. It is truly extraordinary, especially given the …

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Milton Friedman’s “Mistake”: One Idea that Could Catalyze a Nation

Posted 02/02/2016

The following is an excerpt from The James Madison Institute’s publication, The Journal. Download the full article here. To read the rest of the Winter 2016 edition of The James Madison Institute’s Journal, visit here. If there’s one viewpoint that Americans all across the political spectrum share nowadays despite the pervasive polarization on most issues, it’s that the …

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How We Can Solve the Student Loan Debt Crisis

Posted 02/02/2016

The following is an excerpt from The James Madison Institute’s publication, The Journal. Download the full article here. To read the rest of the Winter 2016 edition of The James Madison Institute’s Journal, visit here. In the United States, it costs far more to educate a college student than in countries such as Great Britain, France, Germany, and …

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Government Defaults in Greece & Puerto Rico: Are We Next?

Posted 02/02/2016

The following is an excerpt from The James Madison Institute’s publication, The Journal. Download the full article here. To read the rest of the Winter 2016 edition of The James Madison Institute’s Journal, visit here. The Greek government has been on the edge of defaulting on its debt since 2010. A Greek default has been prevented only by …

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Tallahassee Democrat — State government becoming increasingly affordable

Posted 04/15/2015

Tallahassee Democrat “State government becoming increasingly affordable” April 15, 2015 By Dr. Randall Holcombe Fiscal horror stories from populous states like Illinois, California and New Jersey are becoming all too common these days, but Florida’s finances have yet to make the front pages of the national news. In an era when state governments are growing, …

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The Heartland Institute — Massive Public Pension Liabilities Loom in Jacksonville

Posted 04/07/2015

The Heartland Institute “Massive Public Pension Liabilities Loom in Jacksonville” April 7, 2015 By Kelsey Hackem The Jacksonville, Florida City Council Finance Committee is debating how to pay for $1.7 billion in unfunded pension liabilities in the city’s Police and Fire Pension Fund. Elected officials remain unable to agree how to reform the city’s public …

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Context Florida — Dan Peterson: Buying more land isn’t Amendment 1’s first priority

Posted 04/02/2015

Context Florida “Dan Peterson: Buying more land isn’t Amendment 1’s first priority” April 2, 2015 By Dan Peterson A major debate is taking place in the Florida House and Senate over public policy regarding water and the allocation of Amendment 1 funds. Various special interests are striving to make their voice the most influential regarding …

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Issue Commentary: Commercial Lease Tax Burden Hits Florida’s Economy

Posted 04/01/2015

Read more about “Commercial Lease Tax Burden Hits Florida’s Economy” in the latest JMI Issue Commentary by clicking the cover page below. (View the PDF File)  

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“Decisions Loom on Taxes and Spending” — Spring Journal 2015

Posted 03/17/2015

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